06104334 is referenced by 580 patents and cites 39 patents.

A remote control uses IR (infrared) commands to control various consumer appliances made by various manufactures. The remote control is low-cost, consumer-friendly, programmable, has its own graphical display so it does not interfere with a TV or other viewing screen, and is capable of interacting with the internet or other data source to provide a rich set of functionality.

Title
Portable internet-enabled controller and information browser for consumer devices
Application Number
9/1873
Publication Number
6104334
Application Date
December 31, 1997
Publication Date
August 15, 2000
Inventor
David E Allport
Palo Alto
CA, US
Agent
Neal M Cohen
Assignee
eRemote
CA, US
IPC
G08C 19/12
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